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2013-12-18 12:26:16

Researchers Demonstrate Therapeutic Applications for Off-the-Shelf Joysticks NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Video gamers have long been familiar with the thrill of force feedback--the technology that allows players to feel the rumble of a racecar hitting a virtual road or sense the weight of wielding an on-screen sword. A team of researchers from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and Sapienza University of Rome have now published findings showing...

2013-12-10 12:20:47

NYU-Poly Associate Provost and Professor is Known for Cold Plasma Research and Fostering Innovation BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurt H. Becker, the associate provost for research and technology initiatives and a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Becker was chosen by the NAI for his spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that...

2013-12-10 08:36:27

ManTech and Booz Allen Hamilton Newest Enterprise Learning Corporate Partners BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Booz Allen Hamilton and ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) have joined the Enterprise Learning arm of Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), a move that enables worldwide employees to earn master's degrees in strategic, high-tech fields--bioinformatics, cyber security, and computer, electrical engineering, industrial, and...

2013-12-09 12:24:09

Mark Ruffalo, Susan Sarandon, Matthew Modine, Edward Norton, Cynthia Nixon, John Leguizamo, Padma Lakshmi, Bianca Jagger, Philip Glass, Bill Moyers, Fran Lebowitz, Art Spiegelman, Joel Grey, Kathleen Chalfant and Many Others Now Join Forces to Help Save the Village from NYU's Expansion Plan, with Gala Holiday Online Auction; Actor Modine Blasts NYU as "Bullying, Land-Grabbing Scrooge" NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This holiday season, how would you like to have...

2013-12-05 23:54:04

The use of crack and powder cocaine both varies and overlaps among high school seniors, researchers at New York University and NYU Langone Medical Center have found. Their findings, which appear in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, point to the need to take into account both common and different at-risk factors in developing programming and messaging to stem cocaine use. “Powder cocaine and crack are commonly collapsed into a single ‘cocaine use’ category in research,...

2013-11-22 23:03:25

Protected Trust this week signed an industry partnership agreement with Florida Polytechnic University that will help to ensure industry-relevant learning experiences for Florida Poly students while connecting Protected Trust with emerging high-tech talent. Winter Haven, Fla. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Protected Trust this week signed an industry partnership agreement with Florida Polytechnic University that will help to ensure industry-relevant learning experiences for Florida Poly...

2013-11-18 12:32:36

Finalists from High Schools to Doctoral Candidates Compete in Final Round of Challenges Aimed at Encouraging Cyber Security Education BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of students from across the United States and the world - along with their mentors, researchers, and cyber security professionals - converged last week on the Brooklyn campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) for the final round of the largest student cyber security...

2013-11-13 12:22:56

Digital Media Expert, Artist, and Composer R. Luke DuBois Is Cited for Innovative Work Likely to Have Long-Term Significance BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- R. Luke DuBois, an assistant professor of Integrated Digital Media at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and director of its Brooklyn Experimental Media Center, has been named a finalist for a 2013 World Technology Award in the arts category. The winners will be announced at a black-tie gala...

2013-11-12 12:30:55

Artists and Geeks Team Up to Mark the 10th Anniversary of NYU-Poly's Cyber Security Awareness Week BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, pedestrians in downtown Brooklyn will be able to actually see that the borough is home to the world's biggest student cyber security event-not merely guess at the hacking, sleuthing, and protecting emanating from hundreds of laptops inside the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) during its Cyber...

2013-11-08 12:25:52

13 Teams Progress to the Final Round of NYU-Poly's High School Digital Forensics Contest NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen teams will progress to the final round of the largest cyber security contest for high school students--The Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) High School Forensics Contest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO) The finalists will gather on NYU-Poly's Brooklyn campus November...